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Vampire Government: How the Left is Sucking the Life out of the Private Economy
American Thinker ^ | 12-5-11 | Steve McCann

Posted on 12/05/2011 6:10:43 AM PST by radioone

The current financial debacle in Europe and the near-bankrupt status of the United Sates have been brought about by an obsessive loyalty to statist doctrine and an inability to admit failure -- traits common to the left on both sides of the Atlantic. The current dilemma is the end-product of decades of uncontrolled spending and economic policies promoted not to benefit the people in the long term, but to maintain the power base of the dominant governing class. The path to insolvency taken by the countries of Europe and the United States has been on a parallel track.

Facts and reality matter little to the insufferable American left and are generally ignored if they do not support the left's contentions. At that point, "creative" interpretation or outright denial takes over. Economic statistics and discussions can often cause the eye of the average reader to glaze over or the listener to become confused by the terminology and incomprehensible numbers involved. The so-called progressives rely on their ability to obfuscate and to mobilize greed and envy in order to justify and maintain their deceptions.

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: democrats; left; obama
"They would rather see the United States collapse and its people in poverty and despair as long as they are safely ensconced within the ruling class along with their crony capitalist and union allies. To that end, they are counting on manipulating the ignorance and emotions of the American people. The future of the country depends on whether that tactic continues to be successful."
1 posted on 12/05/2011 6:10:50 AM PST by radioone
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To: radioone
as well as its enablers in the Republican Party.

...And the campaign ads tell us we need to elect someone with experience, someone to lead. How about someone to represent?

2 posted on 12/05/2011 6:40:02 AM PST by gargoyle (...Amendments 1 and 2, a well informed public and a well regulated militia...)
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You got that right. What are the Republicrats doing to stop the left? Nothing.

3 posted on 12/05/2011 7:38:52 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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